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Portchester House was leased for use a hospital by the Government in 1756. Miss Emily Farmer, a noted artist, lived and painted here until her death in 1905.

Hospital Lane, Portchester, United Kingdom

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Rear-Admiral John Cooke 1750-1834 One of Lord St. Vincent's Captains lived here The Cooke family owned this house until 1929 Rear-Admiral Cooke built a signal turrent on the house to intercept the signalling between the castle and turrent house

Castle Street, Portchester, United Kingdom

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The Village Pillory stood near here in medieval times. A Monastic Map of 1405 shows the Pillory in the centre of the road.

Castle Street, Portchester, United Kingdom

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Castle Street School built in 1873 cost £970 became Portchester Board School and in 1902 was renamed Portchester Council School. Richard Bennetts, at age 22 the first Headmaster remained in this post for over forty years.

Castle Street, Portchester, United Kingdom

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The Gunpowder Store - This store dates from at least 1750 and was one of three built on this site, away from the castle walls. It is similar in design to some stores in HM Dockyards and was used by the military guard during the many wars in the 18th and 19th centuries when the castle was also a prison

Waterside Lane, Portchester, United Kingdom

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Turret House stood on this site until 1956. It was built in 1769 for the officer commanding the guard at Portchester Castle. A turret was built on the house for signalling to the Castle.

West Street, Portchester, United Kingdom